Interventions in Forensic Psychology 2 - PSYC7401

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Psychology

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Pre: Restricted to programs 1400, 1405 and 8257

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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An examination of the approaches to intervention employed by psychologists in various forensic settings. It will focus specifically on the theory and practice of interviewing and counselling forensic clients. Areas to be covered will include: the assessment, treatment and prevention of child maltreatment; interviewing child witnesses; specific issues in interventions with crime victims; dealing with spousal violence; counselling and mediation in the Family Court; the prevention of juvenile offending; and the interventions involving violent offenders.
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